Closing Date : 2019-05-31
Duty Station : Luanda, Angola
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Organization: People in Need
Country: Angola
Closing date: 31 May 2019

Location:Angola, Kuito (Bie province) with frequent field trips and regular trips to other provinces

Starting date:May/June 2019

Duration:end of 2019 with possibility of extension

Languages:Advanced English and good Portuguese

Reports to:Head of Programs

Responsible for:Coordinating and managing national project team

Program Manager (PM) will ensure the timely and effective management and implementation of PIN s country program focusing on Gender and Civil Society Empowerment, ensuring efficiency, quality, M&E, impact and accountability, while upholding the core values of PIN. By supervising the implementation of results-based Monitoring and Evaluation systems, PM actively contributes into the programme strategy and development of future programmes. S/he will follow all necessary administrative / financial rules related to program implementation and will work in close collaboration with other PIN Country Program sectors where applicable, and other units (operations & systems, finances, logistics, procurement). Upon the agreement with HoP, represents PIN at relevant clusters and meetings. Furthermore, PM ensures continuous quality improvement of projects and contributes to well-being of project staff.

Organizational context:

People in Need (PIN) is a Czech NGO that provides relief and development assistance in over 20 countries around the world. Formed in 1992, PIN has grown to be the biggest organisation of its kind in Central Europe, providing relief where it is needed, and empowering civil society in the Czech Republic, Eastern Europe, Africa and Asia.

PIN has been active in Angola since 2006. With its main office in Kuito (Bi province) and several other field offices, we have been implementing projects focusing on public health, promotion of human rights and civil society empowerment, livelihoods and food security, WASH, education and emergency response. In addition, PIN Angola is seeking to expand its operation to other geographical / programmatic areas. For more information see


Senior Management:

Support the Head of Programs in the strategic design of the PIN s programmingParticipate in the management team decision making as required

Project Management

Full responsibility for all the aspects of project cycle management aiming to achieve quality results and indicators and fulfilling contractual obligationsCoordinates projects administrative outputs (reporting, reviews/evaluation etc.) and properly processes all relevant documentation for procurementTogether with the assigned team, communicates and coordinates all matters related to project s economy according to program s timeframe and expected resultsSupervises the compliance of guidelines and procedures both PIN internal and from donorsManages the project team, ensure the full implementation of PIN and the partners standards and the national staff policyEnsure the overall capacity building of the team, organizing and designing trainings or arranging for the externally, in order to be able to continue to grow the responsibility of the national staffEnsure proper archiving of all required documentation in the Data Management System

Project Development and Coordination

Continuous assessments of needs on the groundContribution to development of new project proposals to expand the program in-line with sector s strategy and PIN s and the Partners Country Strategies to ensure the continuity of the programRepresentation of PIN with the donor, local authorities, and other development stakeholdersEnsure that cross-cutting agendas and principles such as gender equality and non-discrimination are implemented across the programREQUIREMENTSProven experience with program/project management, incl. proposals writing and PCM (incl. M&E)Professional experience in Gender & Civil Society ;Sound experience with the team management, including development of national team capacitiesExperience with donors such as EC/EU, UN Agencies etc. a strong advantageMA/Diploma/university degree in in development field or relevant educational backgroundExcellent English, both written and spoken; good knowledge of spoken Portuguese, both written and spoken ;Sound judgment, coordination and management skills, critical analysis and problem solving skillsAbility to work in difficult conditions and under pressurePIN offers:Work experience with professional and flexible INGO, the largest in Central-Eastern EuropeSalary based on the PIN salary scale, experience and seniorityWork in the dynamic and motivated country teamAccommodation in PIN s premises and local transport costs covered2 flights to home country covered per yearCosts of visas, vaccinations and others part of pre-deployment package covered25 days of holiday per yearMedical helpdesk (in the Czech Republic, provided in English)Travel insurance (covers the health care incl. the repatriation)Introduction and training in PragueWork in dynamic and motivated team
How to apply:

Please submit your applications till 30thof April 2019 via this link. Kindly note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and applications reviewed on a rolling basis. Thank you.

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